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  1. Mercy “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.” Matthew 5:7

  2. What is mercy? • The basic meaning behind “mercy” is having pity on those who are afflicted, joined with a desire to help them. • Mercy is “kindness in action.”

  3. What is mercy? 1. a refraining from harming or punishing offenders, enemies, persons in one’s power, etc.; kindness in excess of what may be expected or demanded by fairness; forbearance and compassion 3. a disposition to forgive, pity, or be kind 5. kind or compassionate treatment; relief of suffering Webster’s New World Dictionary

  4. 2. God is Merciful • God is “the Father of mercies and the God of all comfort” (2 Cor. 1:3). • God teaches us of mercy (James 3:13-18). • God’s mercy is abundant(Ps. 86:15). • God’s mercy is faithful(Ps. 13:5). • God’s mercy endures forever (Ps. 103:17; Ps. 136 - 26 times).

  5. 3. God’s Mercy and Forgiveness • We appeal to God’s mercy in order to receive forgiveness for our sins. • Numbers 14:18-19 • Psalm 103:8-14 • Ephesians 2:4-10 • “Grace” is God giving us what we don’t deserve (salvation). “Mercy” is God not giving us what we do deserve (condemnation).

  6. 4. Conditions of God’s Mercy • Call on the Lord- Ps. 86:5 • Confess and Forsake Sin - Prov. 28:13 • Have a Penitent and Contrite Heart - Luke 18:13-14 • Fear the Lord and Keep His Commandments - Ps. 103:17-18; Ps. 25:10 • Show Mercy to Others - Matt. 5:7

  7. 5. Man is Required To Be Merciful • “Therefore be merciful, just as your Father also is merciful” - Luke 6:36 • The Good Samaritan was “he who showed mercy,” to which Jesus replied, “Go and do likewise” - Luke 10:37 • God desires mercy and not sacrifice - Hosea 6:6; Matt. 9:13, 12:7

  8. 5. Man is Required To Be Merciful “He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?” Micah 6:8

  9. “For judgment is without mercy to the one who has shown no mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.” James 2:13